A respiratory therapist is a specialized healthcare practitioner trained in pulmonary medicine in order to work therapeutically with people suffering from pulmonary disease

Respiratory Therapist Duties:

  • Conduct assessments for Breathing for Health and Pulmonary Rehabilitation groups
  • Assesst in Lung diseases like Asthma and COPD
  • Assesst in Inhalation technique
  • Providing education on sleep apnea
  • Preform a spirometry test to assess lung conditions
  • Quitting smoking and staying non-smoker
  • Chronic coughs and breathlessness